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department is clarifying it's policy on helmet mounted cameras used to capture a record of emergency scenes. fire officials said this afternoon that they have had a ban in place since 2009. banning firefighters from using recording devices at work. they say the one used at the scene of the crash sight was a personal camera mounted by a individual firefighter. >>> we're expected to learn more about what caused that deadly limousine fire. they will release how the fire was started. five women, including a bride to be, died on may 4th. orville brown was driving the investigation. he said his estranged wife and he were arguing on the phone when it happened. phone records show that is not true. >>> a singer is filing a lawsuit against the city of heyward. monte joins us with more on that story. >> good evening. as a result of the attack, lester chambers had to an a series of performances. back on july 13th, a woman jumped on teenage ae attacked him at the blues festival just after chambers dedicated a song to trayvon martin. the woman was charged with two felonies. her attorney claims she suffer
morning long. red flag warnings, mike is keeping track of that. >>> and leyla joins us with a check on the traffic. >> reporter: all right. we don't have any crashes to speak of, so that's the good news. hopefully, we won't have any car fires because of the dry conditions. what we do have, though, good morning, everyone, construction in the east bay, traveling along in the eastbound direction on 580 between north slim road and greenville. you will be seeing crews out there working on drainage, and that is causing a little bit of a bottleneck, as you can see slowing building in the eastbound direction. westbound direction nice and clear. we are at top speeds as you make it out of tracey and into dublin, and as you continue into castro valley. so not a problem there. going outside live to look at this, the bay bridge toll plaza, where i saw a few cars loading up in the cash-paying lane, as you can see on the right-hand side of the screen. the rest of the drive is moving along fine. we'll have a few lanes blocked westbound until 5:00 at the cantilever section till the end of the tunnel
a tribute. >>> still ahead on abc7 at 6:00. how protesters in the bay area believe the u.s. can stop the violence in egypt as another three dozen are killed in clashes. >>> a look at the massive effort began this weekend to recall a mayor accused of harassing a dozen women. >> what everyday item is causing a third of americans americans e nearsighted? >> carolyn: an unusual sighting it to. a mountain lion was season in san mateo county this morning. it was just before 3:00 a.m. when county officials received the sport -- report of the sighting. residents are being advised do not approach a mountain lion. >> now to the unrest in egypt. 36 people died when muslim brother ahold detainees tried to escape from a prison truck convoy in cairo. the convoy was carrying detainees rounded up during recent street violence between security forces and supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. morsi belongs to the muslim brotherhood. egypt's interim government is considering a ban on the group. the death toll in egypt now stands around 900. and back here in the bay area, local egyptians are de
in the days ahead abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> carolyn: thanks for joining us. i'm in tonight for ama daetz. a man connected to a missing woman case is opening up about their relationship. he is talking from jail. sandra coke's family reported her missing august 4th. here's what the map authorities call a peon of interest has to say. >> from behind the lls of the jail, the man who remains a person of interest in the disappearanc and death of criminal defense investigator sandra coke, spoke exclusively with the bay yearews group. randy alana is in jail for parole violations, including not charging his gps, risting arrest and having contact with sandra coke. friday his parole was revoked. alan na has a long criminal past, stay-away order to keep him from seeing coke but heaid the two were in a loving relationship, and, quote, we won'tly talk aut getting married. coke's family denies the twodad any involvement since dating years ago. why would be or anyone else believe what he has to say? but alap na claims when he was not in jail, he was living with coke. sharing her north oakland home.
, and the threat of thunderstorms. yeah, definitely. checking out the humidity. most of us from 68% at fairfield to 100% half moon bay. that's why we don't have the high fire danger now. it's too humid. we don't have thunderstorms. and even if we did, look at the winds. they're calm to about 8 miles per hour. so anything that did develop would not get out of hand. bay shore, the coast, those are the areas not in where you see the red, not in this high fire danger. now, this is now all the way through 3:00 wednesday morning. ama? >> all right, thank you so much, eric. >> all right. >>> happening now, temperatures are rising, and as mike mentioned, so is the fire danger, most of the bay area. he told you about the red flag warning. we're all being asked to be cautious. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live with more on this. amy? >> reporter: eric, they're gearing up for fire season at the cal fire stations like this one because of the dry conditions. but, also, because of the threat of dry lightning. they've even brought in firefighters from other parts of the state. they have noticed the dr
us. i'm carolyn tyler in for ama dates. it is clear right now over the bay area, but thunderstorms will soon be moving in. let's head to abc7 news meteorologist leigh glaser for a first check on weather and live doppler 7hd. >> yeah, and we are definitely going to see some big changes weather wise the first part of the workweek. we have a few high and midlevel clouds and some along the coast. but the thundershowers are very close to the bay area. we are picking them up in south leak tahoe. and -- lake tahoe. and check out what has developed south of baker field. very heavy showers and isolated severe thunderstorms. this one right there is getting ready to develop near bakersfield with numerous lightning strikes. folks, get ready for thunderstorms developing and that has definitely prompted a red flag warning beginning tonight through wednesday. that looks like the highest potential for the bay area to see isolated thunderstorms will be monday night and tuesday. we will get to that forecast coming up in a little bit. >> there are more than a dozen fires burning right now in northern
warning and a lightning strike hits in the bay area. good evening, even. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler in for ama dates. it is clear right now over the bay area, but thunderstorms will soon be moving in. let's head to abc7 news meteorologist leigh glaser for a first check on weather and live doppler 7hd. >> yeah, and we are definitely going to see some big changes weather wise the first part of the workweek. we have a few high and midlevel clouds and some along the coast. but the thundershowers are very close to the bay area. we are picking them up in south leak tahoe. and -- lake tahoe. and check out what has developed south of baker field. very heavy showers and isolated severe thunderstorms. this one right there is getting ready to develop near bakersfield with numerous lightning strikes. folks, get ready for thunderstorms developing and that has definitely prompted a red flag warning beginning tonight through wednesday. that looks like the highest potential for the bay area to see isolated thunderstorms will be monday night and tuesday. we will get to that forecast
nicco and live doppler 7 hd will tell us where the areas where the fire risk is the highest. >>> later today, san mateo officials will release their findings of the deadly limousine fire on the san mateo bridge, but this morning, abc 7 news has exclusive details of what the investigators will reveal. >>> and transit employees reject a contract offer. now this morning commuters are wondering if workers will hit the picket line. good morning, thank you for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm ama daetz in for kristen sze. we begin with the fire danger in the bay area and across northern california. right now, a red flag warning is in effect. amy hollyfield joins us from the fire station in sunol with the precautions fire crews are taking. amy? >> reporter: ama, they are gearing up at cal stations like this one because of the dry conditions. but also because of the threat of dry lightning. they have noticed the dry conditions here in the bay area, but they are really paying close attention to the predictions of the dry lightning. they have even called in firefighters from other parts o
for the yankees slugger. his attorney joins us exclusively today, monday, august 19th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie along side natalie morales and mike bettis is in for al this morning. this is our temporary home. how does it feel? >> i like it. i think it's great. i like it into august and maybe september. not sure i'd like it in february but i like it right now. >> i hope it doesn't rain. >> we brought an umbrella. >> we'll show you what's happening inside studio 1-a, it is a bit of a construction site today. >> they cleared the set out over the weekend. they work a lot faster than most contractors obviously and hopefully we'll have this done, as we mentioned, sometime in early september. we'll get back in there but right now it's fan appreciation week on the plaza. >> that's right. we have a lot of news about fan appreciation week. but in the meantime we have a lot of news to get to and we'll s
work with the military. >> the u.s. and roughly $1.5 billion to egypt each year with all of it going directly to the military. cbs news, washington. >> diplomates are gathering this morning to discuss possible action in response to the crisis in egypt. >>> a demonstration here in san francisco included both opponents. but all were protesting the brutal government crack down. some have lost family members in the violence. >> we have another friend who lost his partner who was a silicon valley entrepreneur and a founder of a company here and we have another friend who lost two cousins. >> some of yesterday's protestors say the government is trying to minimize the number of people who have been killed in egypt. >> ac transit workers rejected the agency's latest contract offer. the negotiating teams will go back to the bargaining table. negotiators will meet soon to decide next move. the union represents bus drivers, dispatchers, maintenance and clerical workers. >>> we are counting down to the opening of the eastern span of the bay bridge. crews will put on the finishing touches before
seconds. >> we know what they're doing. we're happy they're doing it for us. they're the guys that are going to fight this thing and get us hopefully back to normal. >> crews battle fires throughout the west. >> idaho seems to be getting the worst of it. right now, the fire east of boise has burned more than 100,000 acres and has forced thousands from their homes. >> hosni mubarak could be released from prison.cleared him of his corruption case. >> you're going to have an armed insurgency, not protesters on your hands. we're going to have to suspend the aid. >> he remains free on bail charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. >> bob filner is expected to return to work today, just as a recall effort gets under way to try to remove him from office. >> as long as the people of san diego and the council want it, he will be removed. it's futile to hold on. >> southwest is bracing for floods from the gulf to the carolinas. threatening to bring even more heavy rain -- >> covering a nearby city with a thick layer of ash. people there are using m
spoke with him this afternoon and joins us now with reaction. laura? >> hi, cheryl this has been a tough three months for the driver. he did interviews early on, including one with abc 7 news but once fingers started pointing towards him he's been mostly quiet on the advice of attorneys we met with brown, his brother and father near the family home. clearing him of any criminal wrong doing. >> i'm talking with my attorneys they told me months ago that the only thing that may happen was a civil suit. as far as no criminal charges i mean, it's been stressful, though. b it's been real stress wfl allegations and with requesting my phone records and that stuff. >> now, brown had to endure weeks of public scrutiny not only of that night but his life. recently his estranged wife claims brown was talking on the phone with her just before the accident. today, investigators said clearly they examined phone records he was in the talking on the phone in minutes policedding the fire, we'll hear more tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> thank you very much. coming up you're going to hear from the first 9
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for dead is the same man who gets off a bus here at 6:45 every evening. >> he used to have a suitcase on wheels and he used to bring that along with him every day at quarter to 7:00 every day. >> reporter: on saturday police say someone hit him while he was walking just east of harriet avenue in san jose. >> an older model pickup truck unknown make and model number was traveling westbound. at some point the two of them collided. >> reporter: it was dark and some people saw a pickup truck leaving the scene. >> we have no description of the driver as it was 8:45 at night and the sun had set. in that area this are not a lot of street lights. >> reporter: the pickup was white or beige in color with a red stripe on the hood. traffic is not heavy in the area and they don't know much about the victim. >> he left them there. >> reporter: but those who live here are in shock. >> how could you do that? how could anybody do that? it's terrible. >> reporter: the only thing we know about the victim is that he is a 61-year-old man. if you have information, please contact the chp. reporting live i'm
for such, there's a chance they could be revoked. and not supposed to use any equipment that could spark a fire. when in doubt, contact cal fire to ask questions about what you can and cannot do in the area. there also could be road closures if you are up in the park areas because they don't want that element of people bringing into the mix possibility of fire equipment, cars, cigarettes and the like in the park region. just to be aware that firefighters are dealing with the other wildfires. resources are thin. >> a little common sense goes a long way. sue kwon live, thanks. >> the bay bridge is set to open in two weeks and questions continue about the competence. the new eastern span is $5 billion over budget and 10 years late. then there was a broken bolts problem and the back and forth of weather the bridge was going to open on time. law makers want to know what happens and state senator's big project. >> go back through and do a forensic investigation to find out what went wrong. and learn from our mistakes. >> tells kpix 5 he suspects there's been a high level of mis-management. can
." >>> good morning to you. thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning everybody. thank you for joining us. breaking news right now in fresno where three people were killed, two others hospitalized after the vehicle they were riding in was struck by a train. this all happened around 2:00 this morning at the intersection of jefferson avenue and golden state boulevard. investigators say a total of five people were in that vehicle when it was hit. three of them died at the scene. two others were take tone the  unknown at this hour. right now the cause of this crash remains under investigation. >>> 6:01. new this morning, the blade runner, oscar pistorius, will go on trial in march in the shooting death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. he was formally indicted on charges of murder. he was seen crying and holding hands with siblings. he claims he shot steenkamp by mistake because he thought she was an intruder in his home. prosecutors say he killed her after an argument. today would have been her 30th birthday. steenkamp's family says they will spend today
's cheryl johnings brings us inspiring stories of children attending camp arroya. and learn how the taylor family foundation is helping change their lives. >>> there is a mixed bag with the weather in the bay area. here's our meteorologist leigh glaser with all the details. >> leigh: we'll try to put this together for you. pretty simple forecast. it does include quite a bit of instability around the bay area. live doppler 7hd showing you the counterclockwise spin as the low sets up off the coast, and that's the big player in the next two or three days in terms of the forecast. the high sierra right now picking up isolated thunderstorms. south lake tahoe, moving in your direction, and blue canyon, but i want to show you the wide screen. here's the low, the counterclockwise spin, a little convection right there. and then check out the subtropical moisture feeding north toward our area, and as we get into tuesday and wednesday, all of this will slide a little closer to us. so that's why we have a chance of isolated thunderstorms in the forecast. we'll get to that in a moment. today
in line than us. things are -- from las vegas all the way from tahoe to truckee to reno. lake county, mendocino, maybe napa in line. slightly cooler today. yesterday, it was hot. today will be warm to hot to muggy. partly sunny, partly cloudy, possible possible -- possible showers. foggy on parts of the coast. back to school forecast, we're focusing this time on san francisco. there's pretty good gusts. three reports about 20 miles an hour. most locations are calm. that's not the case in parts of san francisco. 56, 64 we'll go for a high of 68 depending upon where you are in the city. 70 in antioch. upper 60s, 56 in san francisco. there's lot of 60s to 70s. the cloud cover streaming right off the sierra, coming back from the sacramento valley to the north bay and some lightning strikes have developed into fresno. that might develop later on. we have fog going west to east. but the high and mid-level clouds going east to west. fog, sun, clouds, very warm, muggy, humid. clouds building, possible showers and thundershowers. more likely the north bay. it's kind of a broad brush forecast
in the bay. >>> good monday morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. san francisco police at this hour clearing the scene of an overnight standoff that ended in the city's mission district that started at about 2:00 this morning at the intersection of 23rd and hampshire street. that's not too far from general hospital. that's when police say they received reports of a number of people opening fire on a car and running into a house nearby. police tactical special force units were brought in to search the home. none of the suspects was found inside, but two were arrested later at that scene. so far there are no reports of any injuries. >> we'll learn more today about what caused a deadly limousine fire on the san mateo bridge earlier this year. authorities have finished their investigation into the may 4th fire which killed five women. today that investigation will be released to the public. san mateo county coroner and district attorney as well as representatives from the chp, foster city fire department and the public utilities commission will be on h
us. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. in just about two hours we'll be learning what caused a deadly limousine burning on the san mateo bridge. they've finished their investigation and this afternoon the details will be given to the public. the limousine driver's brother says he will not be charged. >> reporter: the chp office here in redwood city, they're very busy. they're getting ready for the press conference at 1:00 this afternoon. his attorney's office will be here with a number of others. they're expecting to reveal what led to the fire in the first place to see if there was any criminal wrongdoing involved and also we're expected to hear the 911 tape. i did just get off the phone with the brother of the man who was driving the limousine across the san mateo bridge on may 4th. he says that his brother, orville ricky brown, hasn't been charged with any criminal wrongdoings, and if he were to be, it would have happened a long time ago. brown was driving 9 nurses to a hotel in foster city who were celebrating the marriage when the back of the limo caught fire. fau
smith joins us live from the scene with the latest. >> reporter: good morning to you. a couple minutes ago san francisco police made entry into an upstairs unit here at a home in san francisco. they were looking for one or two suspects. they tell me they may have opened fire on people sitting in a car. they made entry into that home and tell me there were no suspects inside, only one occupant. i want to step aside so you can see what's going on. san francisco police now leaving the scene. they're telling me that someone opened fire earlier this evening on a car. several people inside, but no one hurt. the sergeant tells me that they were able to take two people into custody, but they got information that a couple more may have ran inside of a home here. they brought out sfpd tactical and special teams to search that home. again, no suspects. only an occupant inside. i'm told at least two people were detained. the neighborhood had been quiet with a few people evacuated. just a couple minutes ago we saw them walking around again. again, this situation is winding down. reporting live in s
scenes. critics say that restricting the use of helmet cameras shows a lack of transparency by the fire department. >> new this morning. double amputee runner, oscar pistorius has been formally indicted today in south africa on a premeditated murder charge in the valentine's day slaying of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. pistorius stood in the courtroom and wiped away tears. he also held hands with his brother and sister. the trial date is set for march 3rd of next year. >> extra police patrols will be out at san francisco schools this week to ensure student safety. the back-to-school traffic enforcement will focus on elementary schools throughout the city. paying attention to the 15 mile-per-hour speed zones. enforcement operations are scheduled to begin from 7 to 9 a-m. and again from 1:30 p-m until 3:30 p-m each day. >> stay with kron-4. your back-to -school station in the bay area. go to our facebook page to see some kron four anchors and reporters when they were kids. and -- we want to see your photos. send them to breaking-news at kron-4 dot com. we'll also be keeping tabs on bac
herd is rival with more for us. >> reporter: police say they really need your help on this because they have very little to go on. they're looking for a ford pick up, and they say it's in connection with a fatal crash. it happened at 8:45 last night. one person told her neighbor she heard something, and the next thing she knew there was a man dead on the ground. >> she said she didn't hear a screech or anything. she just heard a loud thump. >> it is described as a late model full size ford pickup truck with oversized tires. it could have a red stripe down the hood. investigators say there may be damage to the right or left head lamp. we will have more coming up at 6:00. >> sheryl, thank you. in the north bay, police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck that dlamed into a home early this morning. the truck ended up in the living room. they helped an elderly woman to safety who was in a back room. >> the lady living in the house was unhurt, and the rear of the house listening to music at the time of the crash. >> police are still searching for the driver of the truck. >> a
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